Janelle Schroy

Janelle Schroy
Janelle Schroy is a travel writer and film producer for Adventure Family Journal, an educational show for kids. It is now airing on SensicalTV (free kid's app from Common Sense Media!) and on Epic, the world's largest online digital library for kids.

Venice in Winter? It Might Be Just the Magic You Need

Fog gently shrouded the Italian city that loomed before us. Venice spread itself across 188 tiny islands and appeared to float atop the Adriatic Sea. We huddled close together with excitement as we caught...

Holiday Dessert Recipe! A Kid-Friendly Italian Tiramisu

Looking for a way to infuse cultural learning into your holiday baking with kids? Try recipes from other countries, like an Italian Tiramisu.  There are literally hundreds of Tiramisu recipes in Italy, but this one...

Four Great Summer Road Trips From San Diego

This summer is a great time to get in the car and crank out some miles with the family, hit up some not-so-familiar places, and make some crazy fun memories together.  As a full-time traveling...

How to Get Your Child to Try More Sports

PLAN IT OUT The popcorn bowl was full, and the excitement was high. In front of me, I had an empty poster board, a cup full of colorful markers, and four excited kids. We were...

2021’s Best Educational Apps & Resources for Online Learning

Five, four, three, two one... Happy New Year!!!! It's New Year's Eve and I'm snuggly in my pjs and slippers. Seated on the sofa, I cuddle with my four little children while watching the ball...

Family Guide to Booking an Airbnb for the 2020 Holidays

Suddenly, Airbnb's have become one of the best ways to travel in a coronavirus world where everyone wants to avoid crowds (and other family members), stay in nature as much as possible, and get...

Embracing Online Learning | From San Diego to Paris

My coffee cup is hot and my kids are calm. We've got a plate of yummy French-themed food to snack on: a baguette and some cheese, some sparkling grape juice, a few macaroons. We...

Trusting Kids to Do Big Things

As I rode down the rocky lane atop a chestnut brown mare, I glanced at my little six-year-old, Devyn. She was riding gracefully on a horse next to me. Grinning ear to ear, she...

Is Education Possible without School?

The day is hot but breezy and the evening sun is setting over the Mediterranean Sea. Here on the tiny island of Milos, Greece, it is 9:30 pm and we are just starting to...

12 Ways Hotels are Re-Instilling Confidence After the Pandemic (Especially for Moms!)

Families in San Diego are itching to hit the road and find a change of place and a change of perspective. But for anyone right now, traveling is a big decision and not one to...

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